Friday, March 27, 2015

Millennium Development Goals Initiative (MDGi) Programme Manager , P-4, Lusaka, Zambia

If you are a passionate and committed professional and want to make a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.

UNICEF, the world’s leading organization working for the rights of children, seeks an International Programme Manager to ensure that the MDGi Programme is delivered according to the approved description of action and budget, and that the agreed to activities are implemented on time, within budget and to the required quality.

The MDGi programme manager will lead a team of international and national professionals and, in consultation with Chief, Health & Nutrition, coordinate with the Ministry of Community Development, Mother and Child Health the smooth the implementation of the MDGi programme.  The incumbent will ensure that MDGi programme delivery is achieved as part of UNICEF supported Country Programme in Zambia and, towards sustainability of MDGi activities, ensure activities are aligned with and leverage resources under the national health sector plans.

Please see Terms of Reference
• Advanced university degree (minimum Master’s degree level) in one of following areas: Management, Public Health, International Development or related field.

• At least eight years of progressively responsible professional work experience in an international organization with proven records of managing large programmes including staff and budgets.

• Prior experience of working in Africa.

• Experience in managing and supervising teams with a mix of skills.

• Experience of managing large and complex budgets.

• General knowledge of health issues, RMNCH and Nutrition, is desirable.

• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to negotiate with programme counterparts from the Government and European Union Delegation.

• Strong communication skills, including writing and public speaking.

• Strong planning, organization and strategic thinking skills.

• Fluency in spoken and written English.

• Communication - Level 3
• Working With People - Level 3
• Drive for Results - Level 3
• Leading and supervising - Level 3
• Formulating strategies and concepts - Level 3
• Analyzing - Level 3
• Persuading and Influence - Level 2
• Creating and Innovation - Level 2
• Planning and Organizing - Level 3
• Relating and Networking - Level 3
How to Apply:

Interested candidates should send their application by 1 April 2015 (a cover letter, CV, and signed P11 Form) with at least 3 traceable references to OR The Human Resources Specialist, UNICEF Lusaka Office, UN House 3rd Floor, Alick Nkhata Road, P.O. Box 33610, Lusaka.
Please clearly indicate under subject “International Program Manager, Lusaka, Zambia”.  The advertisement will also be posted on our website. A direct link is provided for your convenience and easy access:

Please note that acknowledgement of application will be extended only to short-listed candidates.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

National Prosecution Authority Jobs - 3/27/2015

The Prosection Authority was established by Act.34 of 2010 of the Laws of Zambia to prosecute all criminal cases with fairness and impartiality in order to create a safe environment for Zambia’s social economic advancement and prosperity Management invites suitably qualified and industrious individuals to fill the following position
Accountant – NPA/04: Reference Number: FIN/ACC/04
Report to the Senior Accountant, the officer/s responsibility shall be to supervise and ndertake accounting activities in order to enhance accountability of funds
Principal Accountabilities
• Supervises effectively payroll inputs in order to facilitate payments of salaries and other allowances
• Supervises timely and accurately the maintenance of books of accounts in order to facilitate efficient storage and retrieval of information
• Supervises and undertakes timely banking of revenue collections in order to safeguard public funds
• Supervises effectively preparation of responses to audit queries in order to facilitate decision making
• Supervises timely preparation of monthly expenditure statements in order to monitor levels of expenditure
• Supervises and undertakes timely recoveries of loans and advances in order to facilitate repayments
• Supervises timely preparation of financial reports in order to facilitate decision making
• Supervises timely development of individual and unit work plan in order to monitor and evaluate performance
• Supervises effectively the human and other resources in order to attain the objectives of the authority
Knowledge And Skills Requirements
• Full Form V or Grade XII School Certificate
• Bachelor of Accountancy, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent
• Job Experience 2 years
• Communication Skills
• Able to write comprehensive reports
• Able to communicate effectively in English
Other skills/Attributes
  • Computer literate
Executive Officer (01) – NPA/06: Reference Number: HRA/EXO/06
Reports to the Administrative officer and the officer shall be responsible for undertaking the provision of administrative support services in order to facilitate efficient and effective operations of the authority.
Principal Accountabilities
• Undertakes timely availability of secretarial services in order to enhance operations of the ministry
• Supervise effectively maintenance of buildings and surroundings in order to enhance conducive working environment
• Undertakes timely provision of office space to officers in order to accommodate everyone
• Undertakes timely provision and maintenance of office equipment in order to enhance utilisation of equipment
• Undertakes effectively protocol functions in order to facilitate ministerial and other functions
Knowledge and Skills Requirements
• Full Form V or Grade 12 School Certificate
• Diploma in Human Resources Management /Public Administration or equivalent
• 1 years’ experience
• Able to write comprehensive reports
• Able to communicate effectively in English
• Required Competencies and Personal Attributes:
• Computer literate
• Ability to work under pressure
• Integrity
• Self-confident
• Tact and diplomacy
• Interpersonal skills
• Confidentiality
Purchasing and Supplies Officer(stores) NPA/06: Reference Number: HRA/PSO/06
Reports to the Senior Purchasing and Supplies officer
• The officer shall be responsible for undertaking the provision of storage, distribution and maintenance of procurement records in order to facilitate decision making
Principal Accountabilities
• Undertakes timely storage of goods in order to avoid loss and destruction
• Maintains accurately an up-to-date Register of Suppliers in order to establish a reliable supplier base.
• Prepares and undertakes effectively the provision of secretarial services to NPA Tender Committee to facilitate decision making
• Prepares timely and accurately Bidding documents in order to facilitate decision making
• Supervises effectively the procurement of goods, services and works in order to ensure their timely availability.
Knowledge and Skills Requirements
• Full Form V or Grade 12 School Certificate
• Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies (CIPS)
• 2 years’ experience
• Able to write comprehensive reports
• Able to communicate effectively in English
All application/cover letters accompanied with curriculum vitae/Resume,certified candemic and proffessional qualifications must be submitted to the National Prosecution Authority at the address below.
Postal address
National Prosecution Authority, The Chief Administrator,  PO Box 33970, Lusaka, Zambia
Physical address
National Prosecution Authority, Block 25, Independepence Avenue, Ridgeway, Lusaka, Zambia

Internship with UNESCO-IBE

The International Bureau of Education (IBE) is a leading UNESCO institute in the field of curriculum, valued for its specialist knowledge, expertise and networks, and for providing curriculum support services that include up-to-date, evidence-based information and practical support to Member States as they seek to enhance most effectively the quality of student learning.
We are currently seeking interns to support the following areas:
For more information, please visit our website:
Field of study
Applicants are encouraged to apply for internships which relate directly to their studies and/or skills and expertise. Daily responsibilities will depend on the individual's background, the intern's assigned office as well as the internship period.
Languages required
Applicants must be fluent in at least one of the working languages of the United Nations (English and French). Knowledge of other official languages of the United Nations (Arabic, Chinese, Russian and Spanish) is an asset.
The estimated starting date would be April/May 2015 for a maximum period of 6 months.
Please note that this internship is unpaid. The intern is responsible for all expenses related to the internship, including lodging, meals and transportation to and from Geneva. The intern must be self-insured through a medical provider.

To apply, please send a letter of application and your CV in UNESCO’s preferred format in English, quoting the relevant reference number to: International Bureau of Education (IBE), Administrative Unit, C.P. 199, 1211 Genève 20 / Fax : +(41) 22 917.78.01 / or by email to
Application files should reach the IBE before midnight (Geneva time) on 10th of April 2015.
Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.
Due to high volume of applications received, ONLY successful candidates will be contacted.

Human Resource Officer

Human Resource Officer

APPLY NOWRequisition Number: 495106
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Country: Zambia
Location: Solwezi
Site: Kansanshi
Categories: Human Resources
First Quantum Minerals Ltd. has grown from a small mineral operation in Zambia into a multinational mining business in less than two decades, with a global portfolio of copper and nickel assets in Europe, Africa, Australia and South America. This phenomenal growth is down to FQM people who have strived to be Bolder, Smarter and Driven in everything they do.
In March 2013, First Quantum Minerals acquired Inmet Mining Corporation, a Canadian-based mining company primarily producing copper and zinc from mines in Finland, Spain and Turkey, with also a major copper deposit under development in Panama, known as Cobre Panama. The combination of the First Quantum and Inmet assets has created one of the world’s leading copper producers with a geographically diversified portfolio of high-quality operations and development projects in eight countries across five continents.
With a strategic plan to produce more than 1.3 million tonnes per annum of copper within five years, the Company is poised to become the largest, widely-held pure-play copper producer and one of the top five copper producers in the world.
  • A tertiary qualification in human resource management or any other social science from a recognised institution.
  • Must also be a member of the Zambia Institute of Human Resource Management.
  • Computer literate with knowledge of human resource information systems
  • The ability to explain labour laws as well as a basic knowledge of the country's mining regulations
  • The ideal candidate will have at least two years work experience in human resource management
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Team player with excellent inter personal skills
  • Must possess a high level of emotional intelligence
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Must be willing to work different shifts when required

Advertised: 25 Mar 2015 FLE Standard Time
Applications close: 01 Apr 2015 FLE Standard Time

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